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MLB Draftkings Picks for Sep 4, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Musgrove SD $8,900 20.56 2.31
Trevor Rogers MIA $11,000 19.46 1.77
Tyler Mahle CIN $10,200 19.45 1.91
José Berríos TOR $10,000 18.97 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolby Allard TEX $5,000 11.67 2.33
Joe Musgrove SD $8,900 20.56 2.31
Daniel Lynch KC $5,400 11.30 2.09
JT Brubaker PIT $7,000 14.17 2.02

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,400 11.03 2.04
Salvador Perez KC $5,900 9.79 1.66
Mike Zunino TB $4,900 8.39 1.71
Will Smith LAD $4,000 8.27 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,100 6.74 3.21
Danny Jansen TOR $2,700 7.19 2.66
Yohel Pozo TEX $2,300 5.87 2.55
Kurt Suzuki LAA $2,500 6.36 2.54

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,400 11.03 2.04
Paul Goldschmidt STL $5,500 10.80 1.96
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,400 10.62 3.12
José Abreu CWS $5,200 10.42 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,100 6.74 3.21
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,400 10.62 3.12
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,600 9.95 2.76
Miguel Cabrera DET $3,100 8.41 2.71

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,000 10.06 2.01
Marcus Semien TOR $5,300 10.00 1.89
Tommy Edman STL $4,100 9.80 2.39
Trea Turner LAD $5,100 9.63 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Young ARI $2,000 7.85 3.93
Nick Solak TEX $2,700 7.33 2.71
Luis García WAS $2,100 5.53 2.63
David Fletcher LAA $3,200 7.74 2.42

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $5,500 10.06 1.83
Dansby Swanson ATL $5,100 8.83 1.73
Amed Rosario CLE $4,400 8.63 1.96
Bo Bichette TOR $5,400 8.55 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,200 7.86 3.57
Nick Ahmed ARI $3,100 8.01 2.59
Sergio Alcántara CHC $2,600 6.41 2.47
Andrelton Simmons MIN $2,000 4.84 2.42

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $6,000 11.64 1.94
Matt Chapman OAK $5,100 9.87 1.94
Rafael Devers BOS $6,200 9.58 1.55
Austin Riley ATL $5,500 9.31 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,800 8.41 3.01
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,200 6.41 2.91
Evan Longoria SF $3,500 9.11 2.60
José Ramírez CLE $6,000 11.64 1.94

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,200 11.71 1.89
George Springer TOR $5,100 11.00 2.16
Aaron Judge NYY $6,100 10.63 1.74
Juan Soto WAS $4,400 10.52 2.39
Nick Castellanos CIN $5,100 10.41 2.04
Luis Robert CWS $4,700 10.11 2.15
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $5,400 10.03 1.86
Ketel Marte ARI $5,400 9.85 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Alford PIT $2,000 7.73 3.87
Leody Taveras TEX $2,100 7.92 3.77
Daniel Johnson CLE $2,100 7.59 3.62
Lane Thomas WAS $2,200 7.78 3.53
Lorenzo Cain MIL $2,300 7.96 3.46
Juan Lagares LAA $2,000 6.53 3.26
DJ Peters TEX $2,400 7.79 3.25
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,400 7.45 3.10

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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